Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.


Tuesday 16th Apr

In this lecture, we provide a brief history of text processing and look towards the future when the computer sonnet or love poem might become a reality.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The exhibition showcases how humanity has used medicine to extend life and defy death throughout time.
Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine
event time 9:30am to 9pm
 Euston
 Ends on Tue, 16th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
An exhibition that looks at how the world has tried (and often failed) to secure peace in the 20th century.
Giving Peace a Chance: from the League of Nations to Greenham Common
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Ends on Wed, 17th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
The Charles Dickens Museum explores the pivotal role of food in the author’s life and novels and give new insights into the experience of dining with Dickens.
Food Glorious Food: Dinner with Dickens
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Ends on Sun, 21st Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
This is the V&A Museum of Childhood’s first major exhibition to focus on fictional pirates and their influence in popular culture.
A Pirate’s Life for Me
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Ends on Mon, 22nd Apr
2019-04-16
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A display of paintings which depict landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets.
Painting the Hamlets
event time 10am to 5pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Thu, 25th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
From Rossetti, Millais and Burne-Jones to Perry, Latham and Pecchioli, join the dreamers where reality meets imagination.
Visions and Visionaries
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Ends on Sun, 28th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
This exhibition showcases extraordinary animal behaviour and the breathtaking diversity of life on Earth.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 29th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
The exhibition features ceramic artworks dispensing scents inspired by the Horniman Gardens, and a soundscape based on the chemical processes occurring in plants and trees.
The Lore of the Land
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 30th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
Explore this surreal lost property office where you will uncover stories in the most unlikely places.
Unclaimed - The Liminal Space
event time 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Fri, 3rd May
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
Showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, the exhibition celebrates ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sat, 4th May
2019-04-16
2019-04-16

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 16th April 2019

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Fri 19th Apr at 12:30pm